Empowering Patients: Navigating the Progression Risks of Actinic Keratosis and Optimizing Treatment Selection - Episode 1
In this episode of MEDcast, expert dermatologists discuss actinic keratosis, a premalignant skin condition. They are sharing their thoughts on the importance of early diagnosis and treatment and are delving into treatment options, in particular photodynamic treatments.
00:55 Educating your patients with actinic keratosis on progression to squamous cell carcinoma and field cancerization.
06:15 The different treatments options available for actinic keratosis.
07:42 Evidence based treatment selection in actinic keratosis; sequencing and combining therapies
10:48 Photodynamictherapy for treatment of actinic keratosis
14:38 Comparing blue versus red light
20:30 Comparison studies on photodynamic therapy used with various used in combination with formulations of photosensitizing agent
24:10 Optimizing the use of photodynamic therapy for extremities in patients with actinic keratosis
27:50 The efficacy, safety and adherence of the different treatment modalities based in actinic keratosis